Why Doing the Best Thing is The Worst Thing You Can Do – Part One

Anytime someone talks about “the right way to play” a roleplaying game there is inevitably someone else who cries foul, and says things like: “there is no such thing as wrong fun!” Which is stupid, because there absolutely is such a thing as wrong fun, it’s just that different people have different opinions on what wrong fun … More Why Doing the Best Thing is The Worst Thing You Can Do – Part One

The Rambling Roleplayer’s Handy Tips For Descriptive Combat

Let’s just jump right into it. Here are some descriptive combat tips I’ve been thinking about for the last few days: Be brief: a sentence or two is all that is necessary. Even just shouting “By Crom!” before you roll to hit is more exciting that doing nothing. Be creative. Describe spell casting: Still taking … More The Rambling Roleplayer’s Handy Tips For Descriptive Combat

Monstrous Monday – There’s More Than One Way to Skin a Monster!

Of course, I’m not referring to the myriad ways you can obtain a lion’s pelt, but I have always wondered how many peer reviewed and endorsed methods there actually are for skinning a cat. I’ve been led to believe there are at least two such methods out there. But this isn’t about that. This is about … More Monstrous Monday – There’s More Than One Way to Skin a Monster!

Monstrous Monday, Monsters That Time (Almost) Forgot: The Eye of Fear and Flame

I was doing some research on the Eye of Fear and Flame, thinking it would be a good monster to feature on Monstrous Monday with the theme “Monsters that Time Forgot.” The idea was to find a cool monster from the earlier editions of Dungeons and Dragons, talk about it a little bit, and give … More Monstrous Monday, Monsters That Time (Almost) Forgot: The Eye of Fear and Flame